Tag Archives: families

Co-parent adoption: A critical protection for LGBTQ+ families

Every child deserves to be part of a loving family, and establishing a secure legal relationship known as parentage between parents and their children is critical to the well-being of all families. This provides stability and security for children and allows parents to care for their children, including making important medical decisions. For LGBTQ+ families,… Read More »

Pediatricians are more likely to ask families about smoke alarm safety than gun safety, study says

That’s according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. The study found that pediatricians and pediatric residents were less likely to ask their patients about gun storage safety than smoke alarm safety — indicating an overall hesitation in bringing up gun safety with their patients. A team of doctors and researchers analyzed health… Read More »

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu

A Honduran migrant couple and their five kids taking part in a caravan heading to the US, wait to cross the border from Ciudad Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on October 22, 2018. Orlando Sierra | AFP | Getty Images Two House Democrats said Wednesday they have not received any answers from… Read More »